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MEMPerks parking rewards program

MEMPERKS frequent parking program celebrates 1000th new member

MEMPHIS, TENN. (May 15, 2016) – Memphis International Airport (MEM) recently celebrated an important milestone for its innovative MEMPERKS frequent parker program with the enrollment of the program’s 1000th new member. John Howard of Cordova was the program’s 1000th enrollee. All new enrollees receive a bonus of 60 points, which is redeemable for one free…
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Scott Brockman

Scott Brockman elected as chairman of American Association of Airport Executives

MEMPHIS, TENN. (May 10, 2017) – Scott Brockman, A.A.E., President and CEO of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority, was elected today as Chair of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) for 2017-2018 during the 89th Annual AAAE Conference and Exposition in Long Beach, CA.  “Scott Brockman’s election by his peers as Chairman of AAAE…
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Chip Gentry

Airport Authority hires Chip Gentry as new Air Service Research and Development Manager

MEMPHIS, TENN. (May 9, 2017) – Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has announced the addition of David “Chip” Gentry as its new Air Service Research and Development Manager. In his new role, Gentry will be responsible for developing and executing air service development initiatives and strategies designed to increase domestic and international passenger activity and cargo…
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Michael Fulton

Michael Fulton joins Airport Authority as Government Affairs Director

MEMPHIS, TENN. (May 5, 2017) – Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has selected Michael Fulton as its new Government Affairs Director. In his new role, Fulton will be responsible for managing the governmental affairs functions for the airport, maintaining relationships with government officials or their key staff and providing oversight of local, state and federal initiatives.…
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Frontier jet

Frontier Airlines announces nonstop Memphis-Las Vegas service

MEMPHIS, TENN. (May 4, 2017) – Frontier Airlines has announced that it will begin nonstop flights between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) starting August 14. The service will run four times weekly, on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. The airline will utilize a 186-seat Airbus 320 aircraft for the…
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Arts in the Airport

Memphis International Airport celebrates 10 years of ‘Arts in the Airport’ this week

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (May 3, 2017) – As part of its 10th annual High School Visual Arts Competition, Memphis International Airport (MEM) will host an art exhibition and announce the winners of its art and photography contests on Thursday, May 4, from 7-9 p.m. The event will take place in the B Ticketing Lobby and all participating…
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Air Canada Express jet

Air Canada launches nonstop service between Memphis and Toronto today

MEMPHIS, TENN. (May 1, 2017) – Air Canada’s nonstop flights between Memphis International Airport (MEM) Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) launch today, marking the first daily international flights at MEM since 2012.  The first arrival from Toronto will land in Memphis at 3:35 p.m., with the first departure scheduled for 3:55 p.m. Air Canada previously operated…
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The Guesthouse at Graceland

Memphis International Airport to Host MEM Exchange contractor forum May 12

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (April 26, 2017) – Memphis International Airport will seek to connect contractors to approximately half a billion dollars in contract opportunities on May 12 with the MEM Exchange 2017 forum at the Guesthouse at Graceland at 3600 Elvis Presley Boulevard. The forum will provide in-depth information about a variety of upcoming airport projects, as well…
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B ticketing lobby

DOT report shows average airfare dropping for 17th consecutive quarter at MEM

MEMPHIS, TN (April 25, 2017) – For the 17th consecutive quarter, the year-over-year average airfares at Memphis International Airport (MEM) have dropped, according to the Department of Transportation (DOT). The DOT’s fourth quarter 2016 average airfare report reflects an average airfare of $374.42 at MEM, a drop of more than $19 compared to the 4th…
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MEM Modernization B gates rendering

Newest airport modernization plans feature redesigned concourse, passenger amenities

Image courtesy UrbanARCH with Alliiance MEMPHIS, TENN. (April 20, 2017) – Memphis International Airport (MEM) has announced updated plans to redesign and modernize its B Concourse. The announcement took place at Thursday morning’s Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) board of commissioners meeting. The multi-year, multi-phase plan will involve the modernization of MEM’s B Concourse as well as…
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